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Likelihood to Recommend

StorageGRID

The NetApp StorageGRID solution fits in perfectly with what our company was trying to accomplish. Our goal was to free up our expensive storage flash (SSD) capacity for our critical applications to allow for growth and added performance capabilities. I do not believe this solution would be greatly suited for those without a Cloud solution or secondary site/system to tier data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scality

When high availability and keeping sensitive information safe are top priority Scality is a great option and has good features that make it ideal for these type of applications. For small companies with limited resources to administer extensive systems Scality would not be a good match. It takes people dedicated to this platform to keep it functioning at its best.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

StorageGRID

  • Allows for very granular data tiering policies
  • Integrates seamlessly with our Cloud solution
  • Easy deployment
  • Easy to manage and adapt to a changing environment
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scality

  • I love the redundancy of the software.
Domanic Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

StorageGRID

  • Initial network design can be tedious
  • Provide more out-of-the-box ILM policies
  • Include professional services time with each purchase
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scality

  • From my limited experience, I have not seen anything that needs to be improved. I have found the product to be easy to use.
Domanic Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

StorageGRID

StorageGRID 9.0
Based on 1 answer
NetApp Support was able to quickly resolve a networking issue during the deployment of the NetApp StorageGRID system, which we, unfortunately, could not figure out on our own. Not only did Support engage quickly, but they also provided guidance on how to properly troubleshoot various issues such as the one we encountered and also provided excellent documentation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scality

Scality 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I have seen Scality in the office meeting with our VP and get the feeling that they are here to support us.
Domanic Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

StorageGRID

We chose NetApp StorageGRID because we were not looking for a true backup solution but wanted the features to included a DR centric ideology. The IBM Cloud Backup solution was purely backup focused and did not fit the requirements for our needs. NetApp StorageGRID checked all of our boxes in regards to cost, use case, and ease of manageability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scality

Due to the nature of our business we require extensive encryption and availability for sensitive customer data. The erasure encoding that Scality provides gives us the assurance that documents are rest are never in a state of being downloaded or available to a casual data thief. This is something that can be found with other vendors but at a fraction of the same cost. Having this kind of performance, availability and redundancy at the cost that Scality provides has made a large difference to our organization.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

StorageGRID

  • Added Flash capacity
  • Decreased application latency
  • Decreased data storage costs
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scality

  • Keeping sensitive customer data secure is a must for our organization and Scality has great features to make this happen.
  • We replaced a single SAN with a Scality ring and found performance to improve as we store more and more customer data.
  • Being able to lose various portions of our Scality ring and allow it to continue to service customers while maintaining high performance has been key to our business.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

StorageGRID

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Scality

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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